Biggest and Best Wantage Arts Festival yet!

The Wantage Summer Arts Festival 2018 from June 1st to July 7th is a celebration of Arts and Culture in Wantage and surrounding villages. The Festival team headed by Jim Mitchell, founder of the Wantage Betjeman Festival , promises to make this year’s festival...

Peter Pan at Fitzwaryn School

Peter Pan is in a Pickle – Can you help? “She is scared of theatre but today she joined in”. Head2Head Theatre is a small registered charity based in Ashtead. We are led by volunteers with a passion for inclusion. We work exclusively with, and for...

Stag beetle summer: help

Stag beetle summer: how you can help this endangered beetle this June & July Between June and July, wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is asking for families, individuals or groups of friends in the UK to record sightings of stag...

Wantage Literary Festival 2018

The Wantage (not just) Betjeman Literary Festival has been renamed The Wantage Literary Festival and is a collection of events covering literature, poetry, comedy, history, science, the arts and much more. The festival is dedicated to promoting the written (and...

Twinning trip to Germany anyone?

25 Year Celebrations of the German Twinning Association This year on  Saturday 18th August (2018) the German Twin Town of Seesen in the Harz Mountains will be marking and celebrating the 25 years Twinning Association link with the people and community of Wantage,...

Wantage Camera Club 2017

We have a new gallery of local photographs – all taken by members of Wantage Camera Club, a group of enthusiasts who – between them – use a wide range of cameras from high level DSLRs all the way down to mobile phones . The club runs a varied...